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U.S. PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE
Patent Technology Monitoring Team (PTMT)

Patenting In Technology Classes
Breakout By Geographic Origin (State and Country)

Count of 2009 - 2013 Utility Patent Grants,
As Distributed By Calendar Year of Grant
With Patent Counts Based on Primary Patent Classification

- Explanation of Data -

Rank Ordered Listing of U.S. States and Countries
From Which 1 or More Utility Patents Originated During the Period
Having Primary Classification In

Class 198, Conveyors: Power-Driven

( technology class is determined by the primary classification assigned to a patent- see 'Explanation of Data' )
( patent origin is determined by the residence of the first-named inventor )

The following table displays U.S. states and countries and counts of utility patents originating from them; patents are distributed by year of patent grant.
(U.S. or Foreign) Code State-Territory or Country 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Total
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 17 20 12 14 15 78
(U.S.) OH OHIO 9 9 14 9 12 53
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 8 10 12 9 11 50
(U.S.) CA CALIFORNIA 12 8 7 12 8 47
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 8 13 7 6 11 45
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 9 6 11 5 4 35
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 8 5 6 7 7 33
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 3 3 6 12 9 33
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 10 6 5 3 8 32
(U.S.) IA IOWA 2 5 8 6 9 30
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 6 5 5 4 8 28
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 3 6 7 5 2 23
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 1 10 4 2 6 23
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 6 6 2 4 4 22
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 5 4 4 2 6 21
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 3 5 3 2 8 21
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 2 6 1 4 6 19
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 0 2 6 6 4 18
(U.S.) OR OREGON 4 4 3 3 3 17
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 2 3 6 1 3 15
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 1 1 0 6 4 12
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 3 3 2 3 0 11
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 5 4 0 2 0 11
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 0 2 2 1 4 9
(U.S.) AR ARKANSAS 2 1 2 1 2 8
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 1 0 2 2 3 8
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 1 3 2 0 1 7
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 2 2 2 0 1 7
(U.S.) WV WEST VIRGINIA 1 1 2 0 3 7
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 3 0 2 0 1 6
(U.S.) ND NORTH DAKOTA 0 3 0 2 1 6
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 0 3 1 1 0 5
(U.S.) MS MISSISSIPPI 0 0 0 3 1 4
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 1 2 0 0 0 3
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 0 0 1 0 2 3
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 1 0 0 1 1 3
(U.S.) SD SOUTH DAKOTA 0 1 0 0 2 3
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 0 2 0 0 0 2
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 0 0 0 0 2 2
(U.S.) DE DELAWARE 0 0 1 0 0 1
(U.S.) MT MONTANA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 1 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) PR PUERTO RICO 1 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) VT VERMONT 0 0 0 1 0 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 141 164 148 140 172 765
 
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 44 63 71 69 90 337
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 27 50 42 41 41 201
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 14 28 28 13 22 105
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 6 14 21 11 22 74
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 11 11 15 12 16 65
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 10 9 15 14 15 63
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 3 13 16 12 11 55
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 8 11 6 14 9 48
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 9 9 6 3 6 33
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 5 2 7 5 7 26
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 3 6 6 4 6 25
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 7 5 3 6 3 24
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 5 3 5 2 8 23
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 10 5 1 3 2 21
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 2 6 3 4 6 21
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 2 6 4 3 5 20
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 1 2 1 5 7 16
(Foreign) ZAX SOUTH AFRICA 1 4 1 2 1 9
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 2 0 2 1 2 7
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 0 2 0 2 2 6
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 0 3 2 0 0 5
(Foreign) MXX MEXICO 2 1 1 0 1 5
(Foreign) PLX POLAND 0 0 0 1 3 4
(Foreign) INX INDIA 1 1 0 1 0 3
(Foreign) NOX NORWAY 1 2 0 0 0 3
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 0 0 0 1 1 2
(Foreign) CLX CHILE 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) GGX GUERNSEY 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) HUX HUNGARY 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) LUX LUXEMBOURG 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) SIX SLOVENIA 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) TRX TURKEY 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 174 258 259 229 289 1209
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 315 422 407 369 461 1974



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